Volume 43, 2015

Table of Contents

  From the Editor

pp. vii-x
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Articles and Varia

  Reimagining Revolution: Later Lives of the Narrative of Joseph Plumb Martin in Children’s Literature

pp. 1-21
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  The Girl’s Cause: Confederate Girlhood in Uncle Buddy’s Gift Book for the Holidays and Ellen Hunter: A Story of the War

pp. 22-50
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  Garibaldi’s Shadows: Heroism and Melancholia in Italian Children’s Literature

pp. 51-83
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  Playing with the Past in Jane Yolen’s The Devil’s Arithmetic

pp. 84-107
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  “A Toy in the White Man’s Hands”: Child-gifting, African Civilizability and the Construction of French National Identity in Marie Maréchal’s La Dette de Ben-Aïssa

pp. 108-138
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  Generic Pocahontas: Reinforcing and Subverting the Whiteness of Mythohistory

pp. 139-160
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  Art Critics in the Cradle: Fin-de-Siècle Painting Books and the Move to Modernism

pp. 161-181
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  Mutual Adaptation in Rudyard Kipling’s Letters to His Children and Just So Stories

pp. 182-207
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  The Darker Side of the Sorting Hat: Representations of Educational Testing in Dystopian Young Adult Fiction

pp. 208-234
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  A Secure World of Childhood: The Artistry of Elizabeth Enright

pp. 235-253
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Reviews

  Bandit Territories: British Outlaws and Their Traditions ed. by Helen Phillips (review)

pp. 254-258
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  Children’s Literature and Capitalism: Fictions of Social Mobility in Britain, 1850–1914 by Christopher Parkes (review)

pp. 258-263
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  Fantasy and the Real World in British Children’s Literature by Caroline Webb (review)

pp. 263-266
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  Laura Ingalls Wilder: American Writer on the Prairie by Sallie Ketcham (review)

pp. 266-269
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  Making Americans: Children’s Literature from 1930 to 1960 by Gary D. Schmidt (review)

pp. 270-273
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  Civil Rights Childhood: Picturing Liberation in African American Photobooks by Katharine Capshaw (review)

pp. 274-278
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  Bloody Murder: The Homicide Tradition in Children’s Literature by Michelle Ann Abate (review)

pp. 278-285
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  Second-Generation Memory and Contemporary Children’s Literature: Ghost Images by Anastasia Ulanowicz (review)

pp. 285-294
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  Little Red Readings: Historical Materialist Perspectives on Children’s Literature ed. by Angela Hubler (review)

pp. 294-299
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  Kidding Around: The Child in Film and Media ed. by Alexander N. Howe, Wynn Yarbrough (review)

pp. 299-303
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  Playing with Picturebooks: Postmodernism and the Postmodernesque by Cherie Allan (review)

pp. 303-307
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  Environmental Crisis in Young Adult Fiction: A Poetics of Earth by Alice Curry (review)

pp. 308-312
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  Contemporary Dystopian Fiction for Young Adults: Brave New Teenagers ed. by Balaka Basu (review)

pp. 312-317
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  “Unsuitable” Books: Young Adult Fiction and Censorship by Caren J. Town, and: Literary Conceptualizations of Growth: Metaphors and Cognition in Adolescent Literature by Roberta Seelinger Trites (review)

pp. 317-324
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  Contributors and Editors

pp. 325-327
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  Award Applications

pp. 328-330
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